Sustainable energy

U.S. Acting Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy Huff tours Cernavoda n-power plant

On July 30, 2021, Acting Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy, Dr. Kathryn Huff, and Charge d'affaires David Muniz visited the Cernavoda Nuclear Power Plant. According to a press statement released by the U.S.

Vrtovec tells EU Parliament Europe should be more ambitious climate-wise

Ljubljana – Presenting Slovenia’s EU presidency priorities in energy to the European Parliament’s Committee on Industry, Research and Energy, Infrastructure Minister Jernej Vrtovec said Thursday that when it comes to Fit for 55 energy proposals, the Slovenian presidency will start with the revision of directives on renewables and energy efficiency.

Electricity usage up 19.2 percent in May

Turkey's electricity consumption increased by 19.2 percent in May, compared to the same month of 2020, according to the latest data released by the Energy and Natural Resources Ministry.

The country's power consumption reached 24.78 billion kilowatt-hours last month and electricity production also increased by 20.3 percent to 24.90 billion kilowatt-hours compared to May 2020.

IEA: Global CO2 Emissions Rise to Worrying Levels after Historic Decline in 2020

 

The International Energy Agency (IEA), which has compiled the new data, says ensuring that 2019 marks a definitive peak in global CO2 emissions will be "extremely challenging".

The IEA says the COVID crisis in 2020 triggered the largest annual drop in energy-related carbon dioxide emissions since the Second World War.

Energy efficiency study shows room for improvement in public sector and companies

Ljubljana – The REUS study on energy efficiency in Slovenia has once again focused on the public and services sectors. Since the previous such study, seven years ago, much has changed regarding legislation and circumstances, however the situation leaves plenty of room for improvement in both sectors, the results of the latest survey indicate.

Greenpeace Calls on Sofia Citizens to Campaign for Cleaner Air

Until December 20, citizens can submit proposals to Sofia Municipality for more efficient measures to ensure the cleaner air in the capital with a public consultation on a project "Comprehensive program for improving ambient air quality on the territory of Sofia Municipality for the period 2021-2026"

ADMIE eyeing green energy

The Independent Power Transmission Operator (ADMIE) has decided to expand into new activities such as construction and energy storage as it braces for the challenges posed by the rapid transition to green energy forms.

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